Nachi: The Hidden Treasures of a Sacred Land

"Nachi: The Hidden Treasures of a Sacred Land"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 14  June 8, 2021 (Tue) - July 18, 2021 (Sun)

  
Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendant, Found on Mount Nachi, Wakayama Asuka period, 7th century (Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshirō others)

The Tokyo National Museum houses around 250 artifacts discovered in 1918 near Kumano Nachi Shrine on the path to Nachi Waterfall, itself revered as the deity Hirō Gongen. In 2004, the area was designated a World Heritage site. This exhibition features several representative objects from this collection.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 8 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendant Found on Mount Nachi, Wakayama Asuka period, 7th century Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshirō others, E-14846
_MD_EXPLANATION The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva Kannon Found on Mount Nachi, Wakayama Asuka period, 7th century Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshirō and two others, E-14848
_MD_RECOMMEND Sutra Case Excavated at Nachisan, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Heian period, 12th century Gift of Mr. Shirayama Bunjiro, E-14905
_MD_RECOMMEND Finial of Buddhist Priest's Staff Excavated at Mount Nachi, Nachikatsu'ura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Nara period, 8th century Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshiro, E-14896
_MD_RECOMMEND Qian Hong-Chu's 84000 stupas China, Excavated at Nachisan, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama The Five dynasties period, 10th century, China Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshiro, E-14867
_MD_RECOMMEND Mirror with the Buddha Amida in Hairline Engraving Excavated from Mount Nachi, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Heian period, 12th century Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshiro and others, E-14862
_MD_RECOMMEND Mirror with the Buddha Yakushi in Hairline Engraving Excavated from Mount Nachi, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Heian period, 12th century Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshiro and others, E-14863
_MD_RECOMMEND Mirror with the Thousand-Armed Bodhisattva Kannon in Hairline Engraving Excavated from Mount Nachi, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Heian period, 12th century Gift of Mr. Kitamata Tomeshiro and others, E-14864
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